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The Mines and Quarries (Tips) Regulations 1971

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20.—(1) In the case of any mine or quarry with which is associated a closed classified tip it shall be the duty of the owner of the mine or quarry to keep at the office at the mine or quarry or at such other place as may be approved by an inspector—

(a)any reports on or relating to every such tip obtained under these regulations;

(b)any directions relating to every such tip made by an inspector or the Secretary of State under or by virtue of the Mines and Quarries Acts 1954 and 1969;

(c)accurate plans and sections of every such tip showing clearly and accurately the extent of the tip up to the date on which it ceased to be used for the deposit of refuse from the mine or quarry, accurate plans of the premises on which every such tip is situated and of the neighbouring land within 250 metres of the boundaries of the said premises and such accurate sections of the strata underlying every such tip as may be necessary to show any variation in the thickness or character of the strata which may affect the security of the tip;

(d)a geological map of the district in which every such tip is situated, being a map on the scale of 1/10,000 or, if a map on so large a scale is not available, a map on the nearest scale which shows the boundaries of the premises on which the tip is situated and the neighbouring land within 250 metres of the said boundaries;

(e)all records (or copies thereof) of refuse deposited at every such tip made pursuant to regulation 14(b);

(f)all records of operations carried out at every such tip made pursuant to regulation 19.

(2) In the case of any tip which is a closed classified tip at the date of the coming into operation of these regulations, sub-paragraphs (c) and (d) of paragraph (1) of this regulation shall not apply until two years after the said date, and in the case of any tip which becomes a closed classified tip after the said date by virtue of a direction given by an inspector under these regulations, the said sub-paragraphs of paragraph (1) of this regulation shall not apply until two years after the direction becomes operative.

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